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Issei Legacy : Children of the Kanyaku Imin production materials

This subcollection includes interviews and other raw material from Issei Legacy : Children of the Kanyaku Imin. Issei Legacy : Children of the Kanyaku Imin is a documentary featuring Raku Saka Morimoto and Noboru Asahine, descendants of the 1885 kanyaku imin, or government contract immigrants. Includes commentary by Alan Moriyama of UCLA' s Asian American Studies Center.

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  • Documentary

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Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 1

Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 1

Interview with Alan Moriyama about Japanese government-sponsored immigrants. Topics include the definition of a "kanyaku imin," government...

Duration:
00:18:46
Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 2

Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 2

Interview with Alan Moriyama about Japanese government-sponsored immigrants. Topics include living conditions, resolution of problems, what workers...

Duration:
00:20:50
Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 3

Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 3

Interview with Alan Moriyama about Japanese government-sponsored immigrants. Topics include runaway picture brides, the "dark side" of immigration,...

Duration:
00:22:21
Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 4

Interview with Alan Moriyama tape 4

Interview with Alan Moriyama about problems with historical research on Japanese government sponsored immigrants and similar subjects. Topics...

Duration:
00:17:10
Interview with Michi Kodama

Interview with Michi Kodama

Interview with Michi Kodama about an oral history project for the working people of Hawaiʻi. Topics include the importance of oral histories, Mrs....

Duration:
00:16:55
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 1 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 1 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include how her father's alcoholism and financial problems led to her family...

Duration:
00:17:32
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 2 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 2 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include her family moving to Spreckelsville from Kekaha, describing farming in...

Duration:
00:15:21
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 3 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 3 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include Sunday school at the Japanese school, attending English school at Kealahou...

Duration:
00:20:17
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 4 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 4 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include a story about the Hinode-Gumi and taking women to San Francisco, the wife...

Duration:
00:17:31
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 5 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 5 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include how she met and married her husband, Reverend Jitsuzou Morimoto, working...

Duration:
00:16:50
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 6 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 6 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June, 1982. Topics include moving back to Honolulu and working as an interpreter, immigration...

Duration:
00:17:40
First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 7 6/82

First interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 7 6/82

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto recorded in June 1982. Topics include her thoughts on immigration to Hawaiʻi, kibei nisei and yobiyose, why...

Duration:
00:20:22
Second interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 1

Second interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 1

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto. Topics include plantation contracts and salary and the neighborhood where her father's workshop is located. Also...

Duration:
00:18:19
Second interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 2

Second interview with Raku Saka Morimoto tape 2

Interview with Raku Saka Morimoto. Topics include her father's customers, the types of wares her father would make, acting as interpreter for her...

Duration:
00:19:45